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About nwchr

The Northwest Coalition for Human Rights (NWCHR) exists to facilitate connections and communication among organizations and individuals who are engaged in human rights and social justice work in the Northwest region of the United States, with special focus on the Inland Northwest. The coalition, inspired by Bill Wassmuth's former Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment, will give strength to those working at the local level by allowing them to share resources, information, and ideas, as well as making them part of a larger support system. The University of Idaho Office of Human Rights, Access, and Inclusion (HRAI) in Moscow serves as the administrative home for the NWCHR, and the Coalition strives to build strong membership from throughout Idaho and eastern Washington, as well as from other parts of the Northwest region. All are welcome to join NWCHR and give their input.

Cultural Awareness Night: Slavery by Another Name

You are invited to the screening of, Slavery by Another Name. Based on the Pulitzer-Prize-winning book by Douglas Blackmon. By 1865, despite the promise of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Thirteenth Amendment, and the Confederate defeat in the Civil War, many … Continue reading

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Lessons from Ferguson: A Conversation on Race

The Moscow Human Rights Commission — The Palouse community is invited to attend a panel that will discuss questions regarding the events in Ferguson, Missouri, and their impact on our culture. These events in Ferguson highlight the issues relating to race and racism … Continue reading

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2015 | Rosa Parks Human Rights Achievement Award Nominations are Now Being Accepted

The Latah County Human Rights Task Force is requesting nominations for the 2015 Rosa Parks Human Rights Achievement Awards. Two recipients are selected for this award each year and the awards are presented at the Martin Luther King Jr. Human … Continue reading

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Washington State University: The Dream Behind Bars

  PULLMAN, WA., — Washington State University’s MLK Program presents their 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration. Including the presentation of the MLK Distinguished Service Award, Angela Y. Davis, scholar and activist, will be the celebration’s keynote speaker. … Continue reading

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Connections & Communications – December 2014

The new edition of the NWCHR Newsletter: Connections & Communications is now available!  Check out what our members are doing and how you can get involved! Connections & Communications: December 2014  

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Native American Heritage Month: Rock Your Mocs

Friday, November 14th 2014. The University of Idaho, Native Center invites you to help us celebrate worldwide, “Rock Your Mocs” Day. Come join us for the refreshments and pictures, and see moccasins created by the U of I Native students. “Rock Your … Continue reading

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WSU Stands Against Poverty during Poverty Awareness Week 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – Each year, the Washington State University Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) invites students, staff, faculty and community members to help raise awareness on issues of poverty during the week before Thanksgiving break, November 16-22, 2014. Throughout this … Continue reading

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Chely Wright event

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You are invited to join the Moscow community in an interactive art experience: San Francisco artist Yisrael K. Feldsott and a team of creative spirits will be bringing MY ENEMY (ME) to Moscow for a one-day interactive art installation on … Continue reading

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Interfaith House BBQ

Interfaith House at WSU will be having their annual Open House BBQ on Monday, August 19th, 5-7pm. 20130801 BBQ Flyer

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